Side effects

No one from the Shankill Road area has joined the PSNI in the past five years. Hugh Orde says the statistic is indicative of a broader problem:
“It’s a sad fact that we are not getting an awful lot of working class Protestant kids aspiring to join policing – it’s simply a fact. It just shows me we have more work to do, we need to look at it in more detail,”
A suggestion of one of the contributory factors, why apply when you start at a disadvantage?


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